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Charge Up Event Coming To Pokémon GO

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Charge Up those phones, a shocking new event is coming!

Electric-Type Pokémon will finally get their time in the spotlight. In a similar fashion to the Bug Out and the Psychic Spectacular events, the Charge Up event will feature new and old Pokémon that are guaranteed to spark some fun.

Event Details

Date + Time
Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. to Monday, March 22, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. local time.


  • Electric-type Pokémon—including Alolan Geodude, Voltorb, Electrike, Stunfisk, and more—will be appearing more frequently in the wild. Also keep an eye out for Tynamo, which will be making its Pokémon GO debut!
  • Hatching from 5 km Eggs: Pichu, Elekid, Electrike, Shinx, Joltik, Tynamo, and Stunfisk.
  • Event-exclusive Field Research tasks will reward Poké Balls, Ampharos Mega Energy, Manectric Mega Energy, encounters with Electric-type Pokémon, and more.
  • Timed Research focused on evolving and powering up Electric-type Pokémon will be available!
  • Appearing in one-star Raids: Voltorb, Shinx, Blitzle, Klink, and Tynamo.
  • Appering in three-star Raids: Alolan Raichu, Alolan Graveler, Magneton, and Ampharos.
  • Therian Forme Thundurus will be appearing for the first time in five-star raids.
  • Mega Manectric—will be making its Pokémon GO debut in Mega Raids! Mega Houndoom and Mega Abomasnow will also be appearing at this time.
  • You’ll have a higher chance of receiving Evolution items when opening Gifts during the event period!

Source: Pokemon GO Blog

See you around, Genesect!

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